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Motivation and attitudes towards learning German at university level in Ireland and Poland

Eva Przepiora

Motivation and attitudes towards learning German at university level in Ireland and Poland

by Eva Przepiora

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The AMTB (Attitude/ Motivation Test Battery) was developed by Gardner and Pat Smythe as a means to assess major affective factors involved in language learning (Gardner ). The test consists of five categories of questions to assess the following: integrativeness, attitudes to the learning situation, motivation (intensity and desire). Gardner, R.C. () Language attitudes and language learning. In E. Buochard Ryan & H. Giles, Attitudes towards language variation (pp. ). Edward Arnold. Gardner, R. () Social Psychology and Second Language Learning: the role of attitudes and motivation.

creating a unique class culture and affecting students' motivation and attitudes toward studying the L2 in the LOL context. The findings reinforced the impor tance of students' motivation and attitudes in L2 study and, equally important, the continuing critical role of . learn the language, and an attitude towards the language learning. Gardner’s theory of motivation does not directly explain integrative or instrumental aspects. Gardner, () highlighted two different types of motivation specific to language study - instrumental and integrative motivation.

  In short, language learning in English schools is becoming skewed towards higher ability pupils. The reforms to post exams mean that, instead of taking an intermediate exam (AS) at pupils must now prepare for the full A level exam over two years. Most schools have responded by withdrawing AS exams.   Specific attention is then devoted to motivation for the learning of English at the Faculty of Informatics and Management of the University of Hradec Kralove in the Czech Republic. More specifically, the paper determines several driving forces or incentives which might make students motivated to learn L2.


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Motivation and attitudes towards learning German at university level in Ireland and Poland by Eva Przepiora Download PDF EPUB FB2

This study investigated the effect of the cultural background of immigrant children on affective variables in learning three different languages. Participants were students in secondary multicultural classrooms in Spain.

A total of students, aged 12 to 16, answered a questionnaire based on Gardner's Attitude = Motivation Test Battery assessing their attitudes, motivation and anxiety Cited by: Key words: language learning, age, gender, second language motivation, language attitudes, German language JAN E.

OKUNIEWSKI University of Warsaw Address for correspondence: Jan E. Okuniewski, “Psychology of Language and Communication”, Faculty of Psychology, University of Warsaw, Stawki 5/7, Warsaw, Poland.

E-mail: [email protected] The motivation to deal with the students’ attitudes towards German arises from numerous students’ reports of bad cooperation with German teachers and an overemphasis on grammar.

the goal of learning the language plus favourable attitudes toward learning the language. That is, motivation to learn a second language is seen as referring to the extend to which the individual 3 The German group was not assessed formally since the German university regulations did not allow for this kind of alternative assessment method.

A total of students, aged 12 to 16, answered a questionnaire based on Gardner's Attitude = Motivation Test Battery assessing their attitudes, motivation and anxiety towards learning Catalan.

University English majors’ motivation and attitudes towards learning English and results showed that the students had a high level of both instrumental and integrative motivation. Engineering students’ motivation and attitudes towards learning the English language.

The study investigated students’ motivation in terms of three motivational constructs: instrumental motivation, integrative motivation and personal motivation based on.

elements: attitude towards language learning, willingness to learn the language, and level of motivation. Researchers have often stressed the role of motivation in learning a second language.

In his study of advanced German students of English enrolled at England’s University of Reading, Lennon () sees motivation as “the. The present study aimed to investigate the attitudes of university students who have received sports education towards E-learning. motivation and attitude are at a high level after learning.

in an effort to look closely at how both motivation and learning strategies influence a FL learning experience. Motivation In the literature on motivation, very rarely is one single, integrated definition of motivation included. Instead, the focus is what specific factors work together to create motivation.

Jan E. Okuniewski, Age and Gender Effects on Motivation and Attitudes in German Learning: The Polish Context, Psychology of Language and Communication, /plc.

Motivation is the key to accomplish long-term goals such as second language learning. A positive attitude and motivation help students to put effort into studying. However, does a higher level of motivation also mean a higher level in language skills, and can a learning environment or a specific learning method read more stimulate the L2.

This meta‐analysis investigates the relationship of second language achievement to the five attitude/motivation variables from Gardner's socioeducational model: integrativeness, attitudes toward the learning situation, motivation, integrative orientation, and instrumental orientation.

Motivational factors and experiences have the potential to influence students’ attitudes and anxiety levels towards English language learning. Recognizing the importance and multi-dimensional complexities of motivational attitudes and anxiety, this mini-research study attempts to investigate gender wise students’ attitudes, motivation and anxiety towards the learning of English.

Self-Determination, Engagement, and Identity in Learning German. Some Directions in the Psychology of Language Learning Motivation.

Abstract. Drawing from Self-Determination Theory and diverse theories of language learning moti-vation, we present a framework that (1) represents a range of orientations that students may take.

The second level of the L2 motivation construct is the Learner Level. This relates to the learner’s self-appraisal of strengths and weaknesses. It incorporates two underlying motivational components, need for achievement and self-confidence. The third level of Dörnyei’s construct is the Learning Situation Level.

The main questions discussed in this essay are firstly, whether social factors matter while learning a second language, secondly, to what extent attitudes towards the second language matter and thirdly, what attitudes students actually have towards studying a second language.

The paper compares both students and teachers in the UK and Sweden. the university level, However, there is a limited body of literature that focuses on students' motivation toward learning Degree of Instrumentality (6) Attitudes towards Learning English.

Motivations and attitudes towards learning English in Pakistan: A mixed-methods study of urban-rural postgraduate learners' motivations and attitudes towards studying English at a public university in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.

The purpose of this study is to investigate Turkish students’ (n=) motivation and attitudes toward learning English as a foreign language at a state university in Turkey and the relation between their attitudes, motivation and the variables such as gender, parental involvement, their fields of study at university, and academic achievement.

This study examined the type and level of English language learning motivation (instrumental or integrative) of 30 first-year undergraduate students at an international institute of engineering and technology in Thailand.

A modified motivational survey of 20 items adapted from Gardner’s Attitude/ Motivation Test Battery.Motivation And Attitudes Of Iranian Undergraduate EFL Students Towards Learning English Article (PDF Available) in Gema Online Journal of Language Studies 37(10) January with 3, Reads.The results provide the evidence that learning English as a part of culture has actually had the slightest impact in the students’ motivation.

On the other hand, data for the students’ attitudes reveal the fact that most of students have positive attitudes towards the social value and educational status of English.